The sequel to black panther 2 that was released in 2018, Wakanda forever will be released on the 11 of November across the continent. For a continent wild celebration ahead of the release, the cast and crew of Wakanda forever visited Nigeria for the first time for the premiering on Sunday, the 6th of November
Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Tenoch Huerta, Mejia, Winston Duke and director Ryan Coogler were among the team visiting Nigeria. When asked on her Instagram question poll when she was coming to Nigeria, Lupita answered “Now”.
Director Ryan Coogler was asked why Nigeria and his reply was “Lagos has a lot of history and cultural significance for filmmakers” in the same vein he mentioned taking a genealogy test that revealed his lineage.
Some cast and crew members were present on Sunday morning where they fielded off questions from the media.
The Wakanda forever story continues with the story of T’challa, the king of Wakanda. Some of Nigerian musicians were featured in the soundtrack track of the movie. Tems performed Bob Marley’s “no woman no cry” in conjunction with co-writing lift me up. Fire boy and Burna boy sang two solos. Other Nigerian singers were; CK, Toby Nwigwe and fat Toby.
This event was held in association with Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) and Film One Entertainment. In attendance were actors and actresses, celebrities and social media personnels dressed in accordance with the event.